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Happy Medieval Monday! I have the talented Anastasia Abboud here today with a snippet from her book, Tremors!
You'll find my first kiss snippet from The Highlander's Pirate Bride on her blog here: https://www.anastasiaabboud.com
Will sharing their pasts lead to something more?
Lachlann and Deidre have spent the day at the Texas Renaissance Festival. More a medieval fair than anything else, it unexpectedly forced traumatic memories upon Lachlann that he wasn’t prepared to deal with. Of course, he can’t explain that to Deidre.
“But you’re still here, still fighting, just like I am. I’ve had my share of hurt, too.”
Her eyes widened. “How do you know?”
‘The first time I saw you, that first night when you stood looking out at the golf course, you were crying.”
She nodded. “I didn’t give up. I won’t, and neither should you.”
“I have no intention of giving up.”
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Last week’s snippet on Sophia Nye’s blog: https://sophianyewrites.com/blog/
Follow along next week on Daryl Devore’s blog: https://daryldevore.blogspot.com
A Norse farmer crashes into this century from fourteenth-century Scotland. How did it happen? Why did he escape the plague when the rest of his family died? He should have died with them.
Three years later, Lachlann is no closer to the truth. His body has healed. He has a job and a place to lay his head at night. He has even learned a little modern English. If he could just figure out how to go back, he might be able to save his family, save his son. But he still can’t read, is still tormented by throbbing headaches and nightmares. Maybe he died after all. Maybe he’s in hell.
But would there be an angel in hell?
Deidre became a medieval history professor because of a treasured family heirloom, the medieval drawing of a farmer that she loved since childhood. Too bad she couldn’t have married him instead of the lying, vicious cheat who had almost ruined her life. Almost.
With a new life in a new city, she has moved forward. She doesn’t need anyone, especially a man. But she can’t seem to ignore her new neighbor, a gorgeous giant with a strange accent, haunted eyes, and a shocking resemblance to her medieval ploughman.
How can she erase the tormented look in his eyes? If only he would confide in her.
But is she prepared to do the same? To explain how she lost everything – her job, her family, her self-respect – because of her own, poor choices?
And why does she have the feeling that she could lose it all again?
Buy Link: getbook.at/Tremors http://getbook.at/Tremors
3/22/2021 08:55:24 am
Happy Medieval Monday to all!
3/22/2021 02:46:59 pm
Thank you for stopping by, Mary! Happy Medieval Monday!
3/22/2021 10:09:58 am
They sound well-matched, Anastasia! Have a lovely week!
3/22/2021 02:46:37 pm
Thank you, Judith! :) Wishing you a great Medieval Monday and a wonderful week!
3/22/2021 02:45:37 pm
Thanks so much for hosting me, Cathy! Happy Medieval Monday!
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